Rivière-du-Nord (electoral district)

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Rivière-du-Nord
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Larivieredunord.PNG
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Pierre Dionne Labelle
New Democratic
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 115,180
Electors (2011) 85,179
Area (km²)[2] 451.10
Pop. density (per km²) 255.3
Census divisions La Rivière-du-Nord
Census subdivisions Saint-Jérôme, Sainte-Sophie, Saint-Colomban, Prévost, Saint-Hippolyte

Rivière-du-Nord is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. Its population in 2001 was 90,419.

Geography[edit]

The district consists of the La Rivière-du-Nord Regional County Municipality. It includes the communities of Saint-Jérôme, Sainte-Sophie, Prévost, Saint-Hippolyte and Saint-Colomban

The neighbouring ridings are Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel, Laurentides—Labelle, Joliette, Montcalm, and Terrebonne—Blainville.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 2003: 83.3% of the population of the riding came from Laurentides, 9.3% from Berthier—Montcalm and 7.4% from Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel ridings.

Member of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Rivière-du-Nord
Riding created from Laurentides, Berthier—Montcalm
and Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel
38th  2004 − 2006     Monique Guay Bloc Québécois
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Pierre Dionne Labelle New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Pierre Dionne Labelle 29,603 55.3 +40.6
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 15,105 28.2 -25.4
Conservative Sylvain Charron 4,469 8.3 -6.1
Liberal Jonathan Juteau 3,400 6.3 -7.3
Green René Piché 972 1.8 -1.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,549 100.0
Total rejected ballots 880 1.6
Turnout 54,429 60.2
Eligible voters 90,398
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 26,588 53.6 -5.5 $30,431
New Democratic Simon Bernier 7,187 14.5 +7.3 $1,889
Conservative Gilles Duguay 7,170 14.4 -6.3 $21,051
Liberal Joao Neves 6,755 13.6 +4.3 $2,401
Green René Piché 1,656 3.3 -0.3
Independent Jocelyne Leduc 273 0.6 $165
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,629 100.0 $88,578
Total rejected ballots 851 1.0
Electors on lists 85,179
Turnout 59,26
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 27,789 59.1 -7.3 $48,755
Conservative Pierre Albert 9,769 20.8 +15.2 $6,473
Liberal Yannick Guénette 4,365 9.3 -12.3 $7,837
New Democratic Simon Bernier 3,393 7.2 +4.3 $1,863
Green Maude Genet 1,722 3.7 +1.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,038 100.0 $79,573
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 29,204 66.3 $60,052
Liberal Lorraine Auclair 9,509 21.6 $55,195
Conservative Catherine Brousseau 2,435 5.5 $4,362
New Democratic François Côté 1,290 2.9
Green Marcel Poirier 1,129 2.6
Marijuana Christian Marcoux 459 1.0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,026 100.0 $76,106

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